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Victorian Paste Moon Brooch with Gold Back c.1850

£295.00 £265.00
SKU: 1654
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By far and away this brooch is one of the finest pieces of antique Paste jewellery  we have ever seen anywhere, Let alone here at Lillicoco! So we're thrilled to have this exceptional brooch in our collection!

Made in the 1800's, this antique crescent moon brooch exemplifies why we are so fascinated with antique jewellery today. It's charming, it's romantic, and it has the indescribable charm of something you just know is precious.

Set against a deep and dark aged patina on the Silver the old cut Pastes really catch your eye with a fierce sparkle, even in low level lighting, making this brooch the perfect accessory to take you from day to night in style.

You can wear it on a coat, a scarf, or as a necklace and watch all eyes gravitate towards you! 

The Pastes have each been hand-cut and hand-finished individually, so when you peer at them long enough you'll realize they are all unique. We love the way they've been cut chunky, with high tables and steep edges to mimic beautiful old cut Diamonds too! 

This beautiful Victorian Silver Paste brooch would make a gorgeous and timeless gift for any occasion.

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: 32mm across x 6mm deep.
The Pastes graduate from 2.5mm in diameter at the ends, up to 6mm in diameter in the middle. 
Weight: 6.6g

MATERIALS:  Paste, Silver, 9ct Rose Gold backed

HALLMARKS:  None present, Tested as Sterling Silver and 9ct Gold.


EXCELLENT:  This remarkable Victorian Paste brooch is absolutely exquisite! All of the Paste stones are well matched and are incredibly bright and sparkly, with phenomenal white colouration and glittering scintillation. They really do look a million dollars!
The Paste gemstones are of exceptional quality and condition. 
The Silver is completely free from damage and shows a gorgeous, deep, almost black patina, and the 9ct Gold back a rosy lustre. The pin works perfectly. A fantastic example of the craftsmanship of the Victorian era! 


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This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

Please message us or call +44(0)117 925 4798 if you have any questions!

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